Digicel Series

PREVIEW: 1st Digicel T20 at Beausejour

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC — For all their heroics in masterminding a tied series with Australia in the just concluded Digicel One-Day Series, West Indies say they will be refocusing for the two-match Twenty20 contest bowling off on Tuesday.

Captain Darren Sammy said it was crucial his side make the transition to the shortest form of the game, though they had played outstandingly in the five-match ODI series to secure a share of the spoils.

Aussies need to find extra gear

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – It has been the recurring theme of the Digicel One-Day Series, but Australia simply must find another gear for Sunday’s final match against the West Indies.

The hosts took an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the five-match series with a Kieron Pollard-inspired victory in Friday fourthmatch, moving within a game of their first series win over Australia since 1995.

Sunday is like a "final" says Russell

GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia – West Indies will be playing Sunday’s fifth and final Digicel One-day International against Australia like a “grand final”, according to all-rounder Andre Russell.

With a 2-1 lead and one match to go, the Windies will chase another win to clinch the five-match Digicel ODI Series. Russell played a key role in Friday’s 42-run victory with a crucial 34 off 32 balls and two wickets.

Children free with adult purchase ticket

GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia – Officials of the West Indies Cricket Board have welcomed the high attendance numbers for the One-day Internationals in the Digicel 2012 Series between West Indies and Australia.

Outside of two full houses for the second and third Digicel ODIs in St. Vincent, the attendance has been well over 60 per cent for the other two matches so far in the series, with projections for another capacity crowd for the fifth and final ODI on Sunday at the Beausejour Cricket Ground here.

Rampaul returns to domestic action

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD, Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies pacer Ravi Rampaul will return to action today for his club PowerGen Penal Sports after being sidelined with injury and then illness since the end of the Caribbean Twenty20 in January.


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